When the red, red robin comes bob, bob, bobbing along ...

Robins are a common sight at this time of year

In December it's fun to spot robins in the garden, says biodiversity and bird protection charity LPO

Robins' cheeky antics on the bird-table combined with their status as festive icons makes them doubly welcome in December. Male and female robins (known – appropriately enough as "rouge-gorges" in French) are almost identical, with orange breasts, grey-brown upper parts and a cream belly.

They live in gardens all ...

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